Meteors: An Unexpected Increase in 1963

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Science  11 Dec 1964:
Vol. 146, Issue 3650, pp. 1458
DOI: 10.1126/science.146.3650.1458


Counts of meteors observed by radar from Christchurch, New Zealand, rose unexpectedly by over 100 percent during mid-1963. A similar but smaller increase was also observed in Canada. Diminishing peaks have subsequently appeared at 6-month intervals in the Christchurch meteor counts.